Maddie and Brandon talk to GGG’s good friend and, even better, comic creator: Hannibal Tabu! Hannibal is working on amazing books that are releasing soon and that are available today! Please check out “Noir is the New Black” from FairSquare Comics soon!
Born in Rockford, Illinois; raised in Memphis, Tennessee; matriculated in Tacoma, Washington and broadcasting live from Los Angeles, Hannibal Tabu is a writer, a brother, a husband, a misanthrope, a son, an emcee, an uncle, a poet, a father, a designer, a nephew, a romantic, a storyteller, and by god, a fan.
He spent more than twenty years doing the journalist thing for Vibe, Slave Trade, MTV Online, The Los Angeles Wave Newspaper, Rap Pages, America Online, the Los Angeles Sentinel, the now-defunct Spinner Rack website, Speak and The Source.
Hannibal has worked as a web designer/producer and graphic artist for American Honda, eHobbies.com, Quicken.com, L.A. Care Health Plan, the now-defunct DVD Express, the California Association of REALTORS, Disney Channel, NextPlanetOver.com, Toyota Motor Sales, Kaiser Permanente, California Bank & Trust and many more.
As a poet, Hannibal has been published in The Drumming Between Us, (sic) Vice Verse, Drumvoices Review, Voices From Leimert Park and other anthologies, as well as being author of the collection BORN BENEATH AN ANGRY STAR and co-author of FLIGHT MANUAL.
In terms of prose fiction, he’s written short stories for Stranger Comics and The Operative Network and the novels THE CROWN: ASCENSION and FARAWAY (both available on Amazon, Barnes & Noble & Smashwords), plus the upcoming sci fi political thriller ROGUE NATION.
Since 2003, Hannibal has been doing comic book reviews under the banner The Buy Pile, which is syndicated on the iHeartRadio podcast Nerd-O-Rama with Mo and Tawala and he is also the Head Comics Reviewer at one of the comics’ industries leading online outlets, Bleeding Cool. He’s also a regular panelist and moderator at comics conventions throughout California, including multiple appearances in multiple years at San Diego’s Comic-Con International.
(Via Hannibal’s Website)